Punch,  44 (1863), 205.

Shadows of the Week



Regular Feature, Reportage, Spoof


Geology, Railways, Engineering, Zoological Gardens, Animal Behaviour

    Includes the news that Roderick I Murchison is to 'geologically survey himself in the looking glass: he has been heard to express a wish that his nose was strata [i.e. straighter]'. States that medical men report there to be many 'cases of cigars' in London. Reports the delayed opening of the 'Underground Railway over the Straits of Dover', the discontinuation of 'Salmon Ladders' owing to the salmon's relationship with a minnow, and the release of animals from the Zoological Society Gardens during the annual carnival in Regent's Park.

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